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Jan 18, 2013 6:30pm PST
's start there. [laughter] >> i do not know how you learned by worked at national lampoon. saving the world. let me begin by saying how low they must be to go that low in new orleans. i would not put in the same sentence president obama and saving the world. it is very much about movements and the power in our history to bring about a fundamental change. you do need people inside, political leaders inside. it captures the imagination of the nation. through the turbulent history, it has been movement and the power of movements. franklin roosevelt was moved by later movements. lyndon johnson had the civil rights movement. i think we begin with that. this book comes out at a moment when the country sees the power and possibility of occupy, 99%, and how that has shifted. it is still evolving. it has shifted the center of political gravity of our dialogue. the issue has been off the radar for so long. >> roosevelt surfed and harnessed those movements. he used them to get legislation passed to initiate programs. obama is still getting on his wet suit. to read the essay she wrote in 2008, there wa
Jan 12, 2013 2:00am PST
remember when i was in college a popular thing was the national lampoon and they did a parody of the political science final. please write a scenario where world events and powers provide and results in total thermonuclear warfare results and the next question was, please create a lab practical to test your theory. is there a lab practical to test this theory? haiti. as you know, a few years ago the haitian people suffered an earthquake and the initial problem was crush injuries. yes, infection and dysentery and water supply and all those things would follow fairly soon, but the initial catastrophe was crush injuries, trauma, and the hospitals were gone. so what did we do? the world responded as best it could. what we did, the naval maritime forces, we sent our balts group down there which was patroling the area, we sent the hospital ship comfort down. so you have the comfort on the east coast, you have the mercy on the west coast. the mercy is parked down in san diego. it just got back from its asian humanitarian assistance from guam, indonesia, vietnam, an amazing num
Jan 4, 2013 4:00am PST
hill but we need to make a tis distinction between the normal political lampooning and the mean-spirited. >> when did the culture of meanness like this begin? it's always been that way but with social media, it's amplified. people don't attach their names to something they say that is hateful. >> politics in the 1800, 1804 election was ugly, but what's different now is with the rise of partisan media, the fringe is blurring with the base. you get congressmen parroting conspiracy theories. >> it's the rise of a cable culture in which you have increasingly ideological channels, increasing ideological publications and that's fine, everybody should get their say but come on, the secretary of state was making up the fact she had a concussion? that's offensive. >> people don't realize when they're on tv they've gone a little bit too far. they're looking for the sound bite, the benghazi flu sound bite and then they maybe step off and say wow, i think i just called her a liar. >> this taught me hillary clinton has gone through an evolution among conservatives over the last two years whe
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
in the country for generations. that has lampooned the people on the right. there's been a lot of suspicion from folks who support gun rights. not just on the republican side, not just on the democratic side, suspicions about what the administration wants to do here when it comes to gun violence. president obama has repeatedly tried to say that he respects constitutional rights to bear arms but obviously there's still a lot of suspicions and we saw that in the reaction to what he said to the new republic. >> well, i don't know if this skeet shooting thing will calm things down but we'll see. brianna keilar, reporting live from the white house. >>> also new this morning, a bipartisan push on one of the most divisive issues in washington. it's a nation's immigration system. and this group of eight republican and democratic senators are proposing big, big changes. they will formally unveil details later this afternoon but here's what we know. the plan offers a path to residency, even citizenship for millions of immigrants who are in the united states illegally. it also calls for unemployment verifi
Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
lampoons vacation. she is shaes going to wally world. >> we want in on that one. >> we all want in on that one. i'm natalie morales along with willie geist and al roker. >>> a teen using the internet to actually spread positive messages online. iowa high school student is trying to stop negativity on social media with a twitter feed that's dedicated to complimenting his schoolmates, friends and teacher. good news is that it's spreading like wildfire. >> we need more of that, definitely. >> good to hear that story. >>> a boy and his service dog. this is no ordinary pet. he is a life savor. turns out the boy is a life savor, too, raising enough money to get service dogs just like his to other kids in need. >>> then the newest trend in style, i'm told. convertible fashion that pulls double and triple duty to save you money. >> i'm wearing break away pants right now. >> good. >> did you wear those to the white house? >> exactly. >> okay. might have needed those. okay. >>> meanwhile, we're also looking for the best homemade chicken wing recipes in the nation. whether you like them sp
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